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>> live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix5 news. a big rig jackknifes a muni train. a bus plows into a dump truck, a san francisco street becomes a triage center, good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm veronica de la cruz. we have team coverage beginning with andria borba. >> first crash happened right here. >> reporter: it was a 38 line bus. it all started with a dump truck and that bus. >> it sounded like ... and everybody goes front.
>> reporter: san francisco police say a dump truck driver slammed on the brakes, the bus swerved to avoid a crash but ended up rear ending another dump truck. >> next thing you know, we get a big jolt, boom. and i'm like oh my god the front window is out. >> reporter: then collision number two. this time, it was a big rig that hit a muni t-line train. 40 passengers were hurt. 23 were taken to the san francisco hospital. and the commute was sent into disarray. >> after we were able to get it back on the rail, and out of the way, now we are doing tests to make sure we can operate the train safely throughout the night. >> reporter: now, the bus driver and the crash here on gary street has actually been tested for drugs and alcohol as is mta protocol in this case. crashes are still under investigation at this point, though they seem to have a clearer picture in the bay view
crash. andria borba, kpix5. >> thank you. joe vasquez is at san francisco general tonight. and he has more on the story. joe? >> reporter: ken, i talked to one of the patients brought here to general. he told me he was on the phone with his girlfriend when the train crashed. >> i was in the phone with my girl. somebody put on the brakes, bam! >> reporter: anthony barry tells me it was a very chaotic scene on third street where his crash took place. there was triage taking place. there was confusion about which ambulance would go there. you could hear nit the voice of the first responders this was no ordinary day. >> i'm still working on multiple patients here. >> advise. we have another red alert at third on the other side of the street. >> reporter: two red alerts. two major muni crashes within seven minutes of each other. city emergency officials
thought they might have as many as 40 patients to transport, so the fire department activated intercounty mutual aid asking all public and private hospitals in the city to help. >> we have 43, two yellows. need eight additional ambulances and we need a muni bus. >> reporter: it was very chaotic, but very professional. there is only slight confusion as the ambulances tried to figure out which hospitals would take their patients. >> that would be great. >> a lot of hollarring and a lot of pushing and a lot of people running across the street. >> here at the hospital, there weren't any problems i'm aware of. we do train for this. about a year ago, we received 53 patients in our emergency room in one day from the asiana airlines accident. >> reporter: today, a total of 23 patients went to five area hospitals. ken, as far as we can gather,
you know, yes, there was confusion and chaos. there is always going to be. they train for this sort of situation. it does not appear that anybody was significantly delayed. >> that's good news joe. joe vasquez reporting live from sf general. and in san jose, this vta bus caught fire on highway 101 this afternoon. luckily, only the driver was on board when it burst into flames. he pulled over and got out before it got any worse. the flames spread to the dry grass growing along the road. firefighters quickly put that fire out. vta says it hasn't had any problems before with this bus. tonight a summer road trip to the bay area ended like this. a man vacationing in san francisco chased after his van after he witnessed it being stolen. josh romeo turned on his go pro as he tried to chase down the thief, but the thief got away. he and his girlfriend are in san francisco visiting from michigan. >> we have been traveling in it
for like the past 11 days i think now. and i mean, it just had everything that we were with. we are thousands of miles away from home. and borrowed a bunch of stuff from our friends and family. so, it just has everything that we have. >> police told josh they are hopeful they will find the van. they have asking everybody to keep an eye out for the 2004 honda pilot with two orange bikes on the back. paul, no rain today, but the weather was pretty wild. >> yeah, this happens nowhere else in the united states. perhaps nowhere else in the world. did you enjoy the cold today? it was 59 at ocean beach. or the hot, it was 109 in vacaville. same day, same ridge of high pressure, the difference was 50 degrees. 59 in ocean beach. 109 in vacaville. other highs, ukiah, livermore,
danville. walnut creek. with the ocean influence over the east bay hills, hayward was 77. this has been a prolonged heat wave as well. nine straight days 95 or hotter in livermore. we are not done with it yet. i'll tell you about it in ten minutes. >> thank you paul. it has been slow going, but lots of people have their cars back after the huge water main break in los angeles. hundreds of cars are being towed out today from this underground garage at ucla. more than 900 cars were stranded or damaged. 400 of those are totaled. they will be pulled out last. and we knew this was going to happen. the floor at pauley pavilion will have to be replaced. they have plenty of time. basketball season does not begin until october. one mysterious google project is sunk. the barge they had parked in maine is being sold now for
scrap. but google didn't say why it was sold. the barge had been docked in the portland harbor since october. meantime, the google barge that was in san francisco bay is still sitting in stockton. google is still keeping mum on that project. tonight, an iraq war veteran injured in a protest is making serious allegations against a police officer. here is christin ayers. >> reporter: i think the officer's actions were very malicious. >> reporter: scott olsen lashes out at the police officer who threw a tear gas grenade at him. he recently got his job back. olsen had his skull fractured and brain permanently damaged. he claims officer rosh had killed three people while on duty with the department and bragged about it on facebook.
>> reporter: they have brought a killer back to the force. >> in that act, they let officers know they can kill people. >> reporter: but the oakland officer's association depended rosh saying he is a phenomenal officer. olsen's lawyers say this is a pattern that 11 of the last 15 terminations at the oakland police department have later been reversed. >> it really points to a problem with trying to reform the police department. even in a highly publicized case like this one in a wanton act of violence against a helpless person can't stick. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix5. >> an arbitrator said he was just following orders. scott olsen received a settlement from the city. tonight, gaza is supposed to be in a 72 hour cease fire
but it collapsed in just 90 minutes. smoke and explosions could be seen in the city of rafa. israel resumed shelling gaza because they broke the cease fire and captured a soldier. palestinians say the soldier story is a lie and israel was just looking for an excuse. a captured soldier would be a bargaining chip for hamas. four words from the president are getting a lot of attention tonight. >> we tortured some folks. >> okay, now listen to them in context. >> in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong. we did a whole lot of things that were right. but, we tortured some folks. we did some things that were contrary to our values. >> now this isn't the first time the president has said the united states tortured al-qaeda prisoners but this is certainly
folsom police say they a odriquez after she >> well, a sacramento tv anchor is in trouble with the law tonight. police say they arrested sandra rodriguez after she covered for a friend who stole. she is has been charged with grand theft, burglary, and conspiracy. the station releases a statement in which she says she is innocent. in a twist, her fiance was
arrested on the same day. he has been charged with arson and making meth. tonight, police are in a stand off with a wanted parolee who ran into a home after allegedly killing a man. it is happening in an la suburb. he was holed up in the house with a hostage. when they got there, they found a body lying in the front lawn. they exchanged fire with the suspect. a swat team is there trying to convince him to release the hostage. hard to believe it has been 20 years since a gruesome murder in castro valley. the victim, a 14-year-old girl named jenny lin. the killer was never found. kpix5's betty yu on how new leads could be generated. >> reporter: this is what would make jenny smile. undying support for her family 20 years after her murder. >> every year, inside the
concert hall, we feel the feeling of jenny still here. she is still listening, still playing the music with her friends. >> we just feel so content and so grateful. >> reporter: jenny's life was cut short at 14. in 1994, her father found her tied up and stabbed to death in the bathroom of their castro valley home. the killer is still out there and there saw $100,000 reward for an arrest. >> we are takeing the most current technology to reevaluate the evidence that has been collected 20 years ago. >> reporter: tonight, most of the musicians never knew jenny u but they can tell you about her impact. they offer the free music camp for students and promotes child safety. >> just really memorable to say that she has created such an
amazing thing through a tragic loss. >> reporter: jenny would have been 34 this year. >> every moment, we think of her. >> we will not let it go until this case is gone. >> reporter: in hayward, betty yu, kpix5. in 2006, the alameda county sheriff's office looked at a suspect in this case, but no charges were filed. that man is serving life sentences? oregon on unrelated charges. well the first of two american aid workers infected with ebola is expected to arrive in the u.s. tomorrow afternoon. nancy writebol is being flown in a special isolation chamber that the cdc installed in a gulf stream. then they will return to liberia to pick up dr. kent brantly. they will both be treated at emory hospital in georgia. this will be the first time anyone with ebola is brought into the country. two gliders collided in midair in a competition in britain. like at this.
the 70-year-old pilot ejects, he pops the parachute and lands in a field. he broke a bone in his back, but otherwise, he is okay. the other pilot landed safely. >> unbelievable. game onto night, levi stadium. ready for its first sporting event. >> glen ramirez shows us they have a few changes to make but they are ready for the fans. >> reporter: it is only a few hours before the fans pile into levi stadium and all the big stuff is getting a final check. that includes the sound coming out of the stadium's master speakers built into the south scoreboard video screen. >> i would never say we are 100%. we might be 105%. >> reporter: the 49ers say some things will still not be finished by game time tomorrow night. the michael mena restaurant and museum are still under construction, but everything else is ready to go. >> we are prepared to provide our fans and visitors with the
ultimate experience. we are going to continue to learn. >> reporter: the rest of the work was planning for crowd management. scores of metal detecters to manage lines in place. and then there is the field. the nets are up and the lines are painted for soccer and the scoreboard is waiting for its first points. they may come off the feet of chris wondolowsi who worked out with the rest of the earthquakes for the first time on levi stadium grass. >> i warrant to get a win here. we have to keep doing the little things and if we get a couple of chances we have to finish off. >> reporter: the 49ers say there is only so much they can do. the rest is up to the fans. they say to bring patience and plan ahead. len ramirez, kpix5. yeah, some commuters got a little surprise this morning. is that sour dough sam in the
niner noise drum line and cheer leaders greeted riders in san francisco. their message. go tomorrow night even if it is not a niners game. we have a complete guide to the new stadium on our website, kpix.com/levis. i think it is going to be a nice day for that game, right paul? >> san jose has avoided the extremes. talking about 109, 59. san jose has been right in the middle. mid 80s . and they have nice weekend this weekend for football. the other football. the sounders. and earthquakes. talking about weather, and watch this marine layer just rush on into san francisco. very cool time lapse. 5:00 to 9:00. it is sunny. everything is nice, the fog says no and everything is gone by 7:00. you can see the top of the financial district. sometimes i show you the temperature of the coast and measure the distance and show you the distance. this one is so close.
san ramon, 100 degrees away. just nine miles away, hayward was 77. 23-degree difference today over just nine miles. that is the kind of thing that happens. of course it was 50 degrees from vacaville to ocean beach. oakland, 59 san rafael, 57. walnut creek, low 60s . here is the setup for the weekend. the ridge down to the south and east over arizona and new mexico, not moving tomorrow. more of the same. very hot inland. quite chilly and cloudy along the coast. then the ridge movers. same ridge, same strength, different location. it is off to the west monday. that will give all of us an on store flow. a thicker marine layer and temperatures dropping. heat wave will not reach 11 days. by sunday we cool off, monday, we cool off more and we are back to normal next week. we are mild inland, the fog is already here. we will see some cooling this
weekend, especially on sunday with more seasonal temperatures coming up next week. 90s again in concord. 6 degrees above ample. san jose for the game tomorrow in the mid 08s . fremont, 82. pleasant hill, 94. antioch, 97. we are still hot inland. richmond, 79. san francisco, 69. 102 for ukiah tomorrow. extended forecast, we cool down inland sunday. little more monday. then 70s near the bay and low 90s inland. so a little relief coming. not much, but a little bit. >> a happy place. [ laughter ] >> all right, coming up, why these california dads are fighting to change their kids' diapers tonight. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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there is no changing station, it is difficult. >> a bill has been proposed requiring changing tables in men's public bathrooms. the legislature has 30 days to act on it. >> did you ever do it one handed? wrap the kid up? who needs a changing table. >> with your eyes closed. >> i like what ken had to say about building the diaper first and dropping the kid into it. [ laughter ] >> hey, we have a gruesome energy to one of nba's biggest stars and we hear from the newest oakland as . ,,,,,,
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♪and it...takes my breath away starting rotation... at a pre >> baseball up top for the second time in a month, the as introduced a new big arm to the starting rotation. at a press conference today, jon lester the centerpiece flanked by jonny gomes and sam fuld. he comes to the team with the best record in baseball. >> going from a team that hasn't done so well this year to a team with the best record
in baseball is pretty exciting. fortunately, i've got a few faces here i recognize and know pretty well. so it should make the transition pretty smooth. >> there is jon lester on the bench tonight. i'm just mimicking him. he will be excited tomorrow. look at it fly. the lone mistake by sonny gray. boy, did the as miss yoenis cespedes tonight. just a one-game lead on the angels now in the west. got some giants business for you. matt cane is going to need surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow. that is going to end his season. now here is his good story. two players called up for the giants today. ryan vogelsong pitched his second career complete game. he was strong. allowed one run on two hits. five strikeouts.
giants up 4-0 in the 7th inning. it will be an r.b.i. his first hit. and there is dad to capture it with a camcorder. that is my boy doing it. my boy. the giants gain a game. just two-and-a-half behind the dodgers in the west. that's serena williams down in stanford facing anna ivanavic. advanced to tomorrow's semifinals at the bank of the west. her 11th straight win at this event. sister venus, not so lucky taking on andrea peclavic. up 6-5. put it where venus couldn't get to it. so venus is gone. she will advance to play serena. all right, now some serious business here. indiana pacers star paul george tonight suffered a serious leg injury in las vegas at the usa
basketball scrimmage. players just visibly shaken as you can see. the injury is so gruesome, it is so bad, we can't ian show it to you. george was take ton a local hospital. the game didn't resume. they had to stop it in the fourth quarter because everything just stopped when it happened. it reminded me of the kevin ware injury in the ncaa tournament. he had the compound fracture, it was like that. it just, i look at it. the leg is not supposed to bend that way. >> but you know what's amazing is he was so calm. i can only imagine how much pain he must have been in. >> i have never had something like that happen. maybe he was in shock. i don't know. but it was, oh man. i just, one of those things that makes you jump out of your chair. now everybody is going to go and grab their google and kind of look it up. but oh. just an awful one. >> we will be right back. ve a great,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> well, david letterman is coming up next with emma stone. >> all right, have a great weekend. if we don't see you. have a great weekend. if we don't see you, have a great weekend. >> let's look at the seven-day forecast to see if it is a good weekend. upper 90s inland. cooling off a bit sunday. you want to cool down? 60s at the coast. >> one more time. have a great weekend. >> did we mention?
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